Departure Definition

dĭ-pärchər
departures
noun
departures
A departing, or going away.
Webster's New World
The act of leaving.
American Heritage
A starting out, as on a trip or new course of action.
Webster's New World
A deviation or turning aside (from)
Webster's New World
A divergence or deviation, as from an established rule, plan, or procedure.
Ordered curry as a departure from his usual bland diet.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Departure

Noun

Singular:
departure
Plural:
departures

Origin of Departure

  • From Old French deporteure (“departure," figuratively, "death”)

    From Wiktionary

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